A History / True Crime book, "Hell's Half Acre" by Susan Jonusas
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Air Date: 11/10/2022
In 1873, a small community in south eastern Kansas made a grisly discovery. Buried in the cabin cellar and property of a family of homesteaders were the remains of countless bodies. The book, “Hell’s Half Acre: The Untold Story of the Benders, a Serial Killer Family on the American Frontier” by Susan Jonusas traces the mystery that fascinated the nation after the Civil War.